COFFEE SHOPS AND COMPROMISE: The Success of Dutch Drug Policy

Published on Jan 6, 2015

In 1976, the Netherlands separated the cannabis market from the market in other illicit drugs, and allowed coffee shops to sell small amounts of cannabis to adults in a controlled environment. Our new movie, supplementing the report of the Open Society Foundation, tells the story of the Dutch model and highlights its successes, as well as the challenges ahead of it. More info:

My Conclusion

This is what New Zealand should do is legalize Cannabis and other drug like Heroin, Methamphetamine, Cocaine and More. That way the money will be remove from the organized crimes because it competitions and the price come down. When people have problem either with those drug can always seek help and treatment of the drug addiction rather having them being thrown in prison just using those drugs. Prohibition has been a failure in New Zealand for over forty years.